The Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) is one of 20 DHBs established under the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act in 2001. Each DHB is categorised as a Crown Agent under the Crown Entities Act and is accountable to the Minister of Health for the funding and provision of public health and disability services for their resident populations.
This document is the DHB’s Statement of Performance Expectations which has been prepared to meet the requirements of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act, Crown Entities Act, Public Finance Act, and the expectations of the Minister of Health.
Linking with our Statement of Intent and Annual Plan, the Statement of Performance Expectations describes actions we will take to deliver on national priorities and expectations in the coming year, the standards and targets we expect to meet and our includes our projected financial position.
The Statement of Performance Expectation is presented to Parliament and used at the end of the year to compare planned and actual performance. Audited results are presented in our Annual Report.